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    awkwardness

    awkwardness - Dictionary definition and meaning for word awkwardness

    Definition
    (noun) unskillfulness resulting from a lack of training Definition
    (noun) the quality of an embarrassing situation
    Synonyms : nuisance value
    Example Sentence
    • he sensed the awkwardness of his proposal
    Definition
    (noun) the carriage of someone whose movements and posture are ungainly or inelegant
    Synonyms : clumsiness
    Definition
    (noun) the inelegance of someone stiff and unrelaxed (as by embarrassment) Definition
    (noun) trouble in carrying or managing caused by bulk or shape
    Example Sentence
    • the movers cursed the unwieldiness of the big piano
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